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Highest Ranking Team not able to Enter World Cup

Name the top 3 highest ranking team not able to enter World Cup in each tournament.
Since 1994 we use the nearest FIFA ranking prior to the tournament (except 2022, we use the newest ranking); during 1930-1990 we use the Elo Ratings the year prior to the tournament
Teams cease to exist are with red background, and the succeed team is not an acceptable answer
Team with a * sign means this team did not participating due to withdraw/disqualified/did not enter qualifying round/not a member of FIFA (i.e. not due to non-qualifying)
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Year
First
Rank
Second
Rank
Third
Rank
2022
Italy
7
Colombia
17
Sweden
20
2018
Chile
9
Netherlands
17
Wales
18
2014
Ukraine
16
Denmark
23
Slovenia
25
2010
Croatia
10
Russia
11
Egypt
12
2006
Nigeria
11
Denmark
11
Turkey
14
2002
Colombia
4
Netherlands
9
FR Yugoslavia
10
1998
Czech Republic
3
Russia
16
Egypt
17
1994
Denmark
9
France
13
England
15
1990
Denmark
10
Mexico
10*
France
16
1986
East Germany
7
Netherlands
10
Sweden
11
1982
Netherlands
9
East Germany
9
Wales
16
1978
East Germany
5
England
8
Czechoslovakia
10
1974
England
4
Hungary
8
Soviet Union
9
1970
Hungary
7
East Germany
8
North Korea
10*
1966
Czechoslovakia
8
Romania
10
Scotland
12
1962
Austria
10*
Sweden
12
Algeria
13*
1958
Uruguay
5
Spain
11
Italy
14
1954
Argentina
2*
Paraguay
7
Spain
10
1950
Argentina
1*
Scotland
6*
Hungary
7*
1938
Argentina
1*
England
3*
Spain
5*
1934
England
4*
Uruguay
5*
Scotland
8*
1930
Scotland
2*
Austria
4*
England
6*
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